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Thanks … for the stim-u-lus … Oh, well, it was swell while it lasted

(To the tune of Bob Hope‘s “Thanks for the Memories” and apologies to him.)  By the way, you can subscribe to this blog in the box to your right. What are the consequences of federal policies, and what is the … Continue reading

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Dept of Justice instructing disobedience of lawful subpoena

Shocking. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has full subpoena power and the idea that the Department of Justice would instruct an employee to disregard a subpoena is abhorrent to our constitutional republic. Audacity run-amuck. There are ways to deal … Continue reading

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What do these people think of our country?

I’m trying to quit posting provocative stuff, really, but here is something to think about.

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Governance 101: Oh, we were just kidding …

Can we believe anything from Washington any more? This example demonstrates not only total folly, but dishonesty as well if indeed Rep. Olson’s report is accurate. There is every reason to believe it is so because other, independent, sources recounted … Continue reading

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It’s the journey, not the destination stupid!

That line is taken from, among other sources I’m sure, the back of a favorite BMW motorcycle sweatshirt. As an aside, my VERY favorite shirt reads “I didn’t know BMW made cars until I passed one.”  But I digress. The … Continue reading

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Healthcare bill: Reform the reformation by amending the Senate bill the House didn’t pass. Huh?

Reality, once again, is stranger than fiction. There is apparently a plan in the House of Representatives to “sort of” adopt the Senate healthcare bill and, after it is signed into law, rely on the Senate to amend it to … Continue reading

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Few generations get to defend their country. Your time is now.

I dare you to watch this entire video and then continue to be part of the silent majority. It’s a video of Judge Andrew Napolitano, former New Jersey state judge who sat on that state’s highest trial bench.  His main … Continue reading

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Photo Of The Day: Iraq Elections — the impossible just takes a little longer

“Stay the course” justified. The difficult is hard, the impossible just takes a little longer. No, this war is not over but this event, the significance of which is embodied in this photograph, is a significant battle won. A young … Continue reading

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Your most important vote … it’s not what you think ….

(this was originally thought of as a speech for the Highland Lakes Toastmasters Club on March 2, 2010 — more on that below) It’s the day after election day for the party primaries in Texas and hopefully everyone got out … Continue reading

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Washington: Get back to your constitutional duties — NOW!

Healthcare “reform” is not your job.  Raising an army and protecting the country — and its inherent sovereignty — IS your job. In none of the enumerated powers (Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution) do we find anything … Continue reading

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